Spice-Rubbed Salmon

Chili powder, cumin, and brown sugar make a sweet and savory rub for this grilled salmon main dish recipe.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Spice-Rubbed Salmon

Ingredients
2
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon packed brown sugar
4
5 ounces skinless salmon fillets
1
small cabbage, cut in 6 wedges
2
tablespoons cooking oil
1
large carrot
 
Orange wedges

Directions

  1. In small bowl mix chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Rub spice mixture on salmon. Brush cabbage wedges with 1 tablespoon of the oil.
  2. On charcoal grill, place salmon and cabbage on greased rack of uncovered grill, directly over medium coals. Grill salmon 4 to 6 minutes for each half-inch of thickness or until it flakes when tested with a fork, turning once halfway through cooking time. Grill cabbage 6 to 8 minutes, turning once.
  3. Meanwhile, peel carrot and cut in wide strips. Remove fish and cabbage from grill. Coarsely cut cabbage; combine with carrot and 1 to 2 tablespoons remaining oil. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with oranges. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Spice-Rubbed Salmon)
    Per serving:
  • 380 kcal cal.,
  • 23 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 10 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat),
  • 84 mg chol.,
  • 284 mg sodium,
  • 14 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 8 g sugar,
  • 31 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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